Telehealth

NASA's telemedicine docs keep ISS astronauts healthy
By Jonah Comstock 07:56 pm March 08, 2018
Shannan Moynihan, MD, deputy chief of space and occupational medicine, explains at HIMSS18 how telemedicine is used aboard the International Space Station.
Avera Health boosts ICU care quality

Avera McKennan Hospital and University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:54 pm March 02, 2018
Over the course of year, the health system has cut hospital length of stay and saved $62 million with help from the company's remote care platform.
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Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 01:16 pm March 01, 2018
The Connect Care Pro program aims to reduce costs and length of stay for patients by extending medical services outside traditional hospital walls.
IBM machine learning
By Dave Muoio 09:38 am February 28, 2018
The telemedicine vendor will announce at HIMSS18 that technologies it acquired when it bought Best Doctors last year are now bolstering oncology expertise.
FCC net neutrality repeal

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations speculate on what could become some significant changes from the FCC. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:32 pm February 26, 2018
The rollback will come into place in just two months and healthcare organizations should prepare for several potential changes that could touch telehealth, blockchain, AI and connectivity.
Avizia telehealth module

Telehealth platform provider Avizia said that it will be showing off a new module at HIMSS18 that allow providers to connect with far-away patients or colleagues quickly and easily. Credit: Avizia

By Dave Muoio 09:47 am February 26, 2018
The vendor will show Avizia Connect, a software add-on designed to work make initiating a video consultation easier.
Trump signs spending bill into law

Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm February 09, 2018
HIMSS Senior Director of Congressional Affairs broke down how the massive spending bill will boost telehealth, Medicaid and other crucial health IT needs.
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The emergency department at Huntington Hospital in New York. Credit: Northwell Health

By Jessica Davis 09:54 am February 08, 2018
A partnership with Philips’ eICU and LiveOnNY is helping the massive New York health system tackle the organ supply shortage in New York.
rural healthcare

CHIME is asking FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to raise the funding cap for its rural healthcare program.  Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm February 06, 2018
The agency should also consider directing those funds to areas most impacted by the opioid crisis, typically rural areas with poor populations.
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A telemedicine demonstration on the show floor at HIMSS17.

By Jack McCarthy 03:33 pm February 01, 2018
Telemedicine and telehealth implementation strategies, case studies, regulatory issues and more will be covered.

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